Colorado Senate

The Colorado Legislature (credit: CBS)

Colorado GOP Shows Shifting Immigrant Tuition Stance

An immigrant tuition bill has gotten its first-ever support from Republicans in the Colorado Senate.


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Labor Bill For Firefighters Prevails In Senate

A proposal to allow Colorado firefighters to have collective bargaining even when local governments oppose it has been approved by the Democratic Senate.


Colorado State Capitol (credit: Jason Hussong)

Gun Control, Violence Dominating Colorado Debate

The Colorado Senate planned to debate a measure Wednesday to encourage more businesses to allow patrons to carry concealed weapons.


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Colorado Senate Bill On Civil Unions Expected To Be Heard This Week

Colorado lawmakers will again take up the issue of civil unions.


Medical Marijuana (credit: Colorado Department of Transportation)

Marijuana DUI Standard Dies A 3rd Time In Colorado

A marijuana blood limit for drivers was rejected Tuesday for a third time in Colorado, as lawmakers from both parties argued about how to fairly gauge whether someone is too stoned to get behind the wheel.


Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Divided Colorado Senate Approves ‘Buy American’ Bill

A divided Colorado Senate has voted along party lines to approve a bill giving preference in state contracts for American-made products and equipment.


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Bill Would Make School Collective Bargaining Talks Open To Public

A bill requiring school districts to hold collective bargaining talks in public is heading to the Colorado Senate.



Bill To Ax Colorado Telecom Subsidy Gets 1st Hearing

A bill to overhaul to a ratepayer subsidy for telephone providers has had its first hearing in the Colorado Senate.


Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Lawmaker Per Diem Hike Clears Colorado Senate

A Colorado bill that includes more money for rural lawmakers awaits the governor’s signature.


Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper’s Appointments Face Delay In Senate

The Colorado Senate has yet to act on 174 appointments from the Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper this session involving 55 boards and commission this year.





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